prison term

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Noun1.prison term - the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail"
term - a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
hard time - a term served in a maximum security prison
life sentence, life - a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives; "he got life for killing the guard"
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At the preliminary hearing on the appeal case held on Wednesday, the man said the prison term of six years is too harsh and appealed for a reduced term.
He was also banned from traveling abroad for five years following the completion of his prison term. In a related development, the court condemned another Saudi man to nine years in prison for joining unruly gatherings in Qatif more than nine times and chanting anti-state slogans.
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The Criminal Circuit at the Fujairah Federal Court also ordered the deportation of the convict after his prison term.
Their prison term was shortened for one month to 1 year and 5 months.
A Springfield man pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree robbery in a case that ultimately could lead to a lengthy prison term.
A doctor has been handed a three-year prison term for attempting to abort a woman's baby.
He was given a suspended prison term in 2002 and a three-and-a-half-year prison term in 2005, both for violating the stimulants control law.
Ramallah A Palestinian resident of Occupied East Jerusalem demolished his own home yesterday with the help of relatives and friends at Beir Al Rassasi area of the holy city to spare himself a prison term, and a heavy penalty that would been imposed on him by the Jerusalem Municipality should he fail to present to a Jerusalem court pictures showing the rubble of his house.
London, June 23 (ANI): A Saudi court in the northern town of Ha'il convicted four women and eleven men for mingling at a party and sentenced prison term and flogging.
TWO pensioners who stole pounds 2,000 in cash and goods in a raid on a newsagent's were last night facing a possible prison term.